Dr. Arnab Hazra

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

Nanomaterials, graphene, Electronic Devices, Chemical Sensor, Resistive RAM
Chamber: Faculty Division II, Room No. 2247-D,
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering,
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani- 333031, Rajasthan. India.

Research Interest

Research Interest

  • 2D nanomaterials based field effect transistors.
  • Quantum dot, 1D, 2D metal oxide-based solid state gas sensor.
  • Surface functionalization, nanocomposites for selective gas sensing.
  • Capacitive mode vapor sensing correlated with impedance analysis.
  • Hetero and homo junction devices for gas sensing.
  • Breath analysis and food quality monitoring by selective gas/vapor sensors.
  • Nanostructured metal oxide composites with graphene derivatives for sensor devices.
  • Graphene nanoribbon for on-chip interconnects.
  • 2D chalcogenides for gas sensing applications.
  • Nanoscale metal oxides based memristive devices and its mechanism.
  • Modeling and simulation of nano-electronic devices
  • Prototyping of gas sensors using different signal processing algorithms.

Thesis Project & Collaboration


  • Dr. Prateek Bindra, (Joining: September, 2016), Area: 1-D Nanomaterial based selective chemical sensor (Awarded on 30th April, 2020)
  • Dr. Teena Gakhar, CSIR-SRF (Joining: August, 2017), Area: Carbon-metal oxide nanocomposites based devices for selective detection of volatile organic compounds  (Awarded on January 2022)
  • Ms. Radha Bhardwaj, JRF (Joining: June, 2019), Area: Nanostructured oxide, perovskite, carbides for humidity tolerant VOC detection   (To be submitted in July, 2023)
  • Mr. Uttam Narendra Thakur, JRF (Joining: August, 2019), Area: Design and fabrication of electronic nose for breath analysis  (Ongoing)
  • Ms. Divyanshu Rathore, JRF (Joining: July, 2021), Area: 2D materials for visible and NIR photodetection  (Ongoing)
  • Ms. Anita Khichar, JRF (Joining: July, 2022), Area: Flexible resistive random access memory (Ongoing)
  • Mr. Rohit Kumar, SRF (Joining: November, 2022), Area: CVD growth of advanced 2D materials  (Ongoing)
  • Ms. Neha Duklan, SRF (Joining: February, 2023), Area: Nanomaterials based sensor array for breath VOC detection (Ongoing)
  • Mr. Rejaul Ali, JRF (Joining: February, 2023), Area: Advanced 2D materials based filed effect transistors  (Ongoing)



  • Mr. Hardik Mittal (Completed)
  • Ms. Nityasa Mishra (Completed)
  • Mr. Porchattiwar Suyash Santosh (Completed)


STUDY PROJECT: 20 (Completed)


  • Prof. Elizabetta Comini, Sensor Lab., Dept. of Information Eng., University of Brescia, Italy
  • Dr.Tobias Vossmeyer, Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Hamburg, Germany
  • Prof. Yosi Rosenwaks, School of Electrical Eng.-Phy. Electronics,Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Prof. S. A. Akbar, Dept. of Materials Science Eng., The Ohio State University, USA.
  • Prof. Irina Zaporotskova, Institute of Priority Technologies, Volgograd State University,Russia
  • Dr. Souvik Kundu, Dept. of Electrical & Electronics Eng., BITS Pilani-Hyderabad, India